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M/V Oz Aground, Spieden Island, San Juan Islands, WA

| 2024-Jan-17

Initial Notification: On January 17, 2024, the USCG Sector Puget Sound notified the NOAA SSC NW that the M/V Oz went aground 16-Jan off Cactus Island, north of San Juan Island, WA. There is approx. 120 gallons of diesel on board, with a max. potential of 190 gallons, but no observed sheen or release of oil on the water. The USCG is requesting information on Resources at Risk due to sensitive environmental concerns in the area.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 120-190 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 48° 38.85′ North
Longitude (approximate): 123° 7.77′ West